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Drug Suspect Has No Leg Left to Stand On

May 16, 1993| Reuters

MADRID, Spain — An Italian man was arrested at Madrid airport Friday after police discovered cocaine stuffed inside his false left leg.

Police said the man, bound for Zurich, had put about four pounds of cocaine in the hollow middle of the leg. They also found four packets of the drug strapped to his body but did not say how much cocaine had been recovered in total.

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